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    I would not know what to do at 2 weeks of age..... BEST of luck and share those pictures
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    Default Re: Help needed , What would you look for when picking out a 2 week old Bulldog pup ?

    You getting the pick of the litter at two weeks is the same as saying you get first pick as long as yer blindfolded and reach into this here bag-o-bulldogs and grab yerself one.
    There's not much you can go by other than color and MAYBE their activity level. Manydogs mentioned sitting on the floor with them. That would be great if they were older but most breeders would want to limit outside exposure to puppies that young as their immune systems are are far from developed. IMO, allowing the 2 week old puppies to crawl all over you would be a mistake, putting the puppie's health at risk. Chunky said to look for Cherry eye, which is a good thing to look for but cherry eye cannot be detected at 2 weeks...perhaps not until 10-12 weeks. Then again, it could pop up at most any time, later on.

    Show breeders typically do not begin to assess their puppies until 10 weeks or later as their physical characteristics cannot be determined before that.

    If I were offered pick of the litter I'd want to wait for at least 4 weeks and, even better, 6...when there's actual benefit to having POTL. Telling you to pick at 2 weeks is simply unreasonable.
    If the breeder still insists on 2 weeks then go for the girl with the love button. Hoping it's a girl.

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    Default Re: Help needed , What would you look for when picking out a 2 week old Bulldog pup ?

    Sorry, I "misspoke"
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    Too bad they're not older pups. I can't think of anything more fun than to let a bunch of Bulldog puppies run roughshod all over me.

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    Default Re: Help needed , What would you look for when picking out a 2 week old Bulldog pup ?

    Quote Originally Posted by oscarmayer View Post
    You getting the pick of the litter at two weeks is the same as saying you get first pick as long as yer blindfolded and reach into this here bag-o-bulldogs and grab yerself one.
    There's not much you can go by other than color and MAYBE their activity level. Manydogs mentioned sitting on the floor with them. That would be great if they were older but most breeders would want to limit outside exposure to puppies that young as their immune systems are are far from developed. IMO, allowing the 2 week old puppies to crawl all over you would be a mistake, putting the puppie's health at risk. Chunky said to look for Cherry eye, which is a good thing to look for but cherry eye cannot be detected at 2 weeks...perhaps not until 10-12 weeks. Then again, it could pop up at most any time, later on.

    Show breeders typically do not begin to assess their puppies until 10 weeks or later as their physical characteristics cannot be determined before that.

    If I were offered pick of the litter I'd want to wait for at least 4 weeks and, even better, 6...when there's actual benefit to having POTL. Telling you to pick at 2 weeks is simply unreasonable.
    If the breeder still insists on 2 weeks then go for the girl with the love button. Hoping it's a girl.
    I was the one that mentioned the puppies climbing all over us, but once again that was at 6 weeks!!! I completely agree w/you, 2 weeks is a dangerously young age to have strangers handle these babies.

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    Default Re: Help needed , What would you look for when picking out a 2 week old Bulldog pup ?

    So, when is the big day? And be sure to post a few more pics, please!

    Who says Bulldogs can't fly?

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